Grindr Killer Found Guilty Of 1st Degree Murder + More News

Mark David Latunski, the so-called 'Grindr cannibal killer,' found guilty of first-degree murder
Mark David Latunski (mugshot)

Some news items you might have missed:

Michigan Live: A judge in Michigan has found Mark David Latunski guilty of first-degree murder for killing and dismembering a 25-year-old man after a Grindr hook-up.

The Advocate: An Idaho man jailed for allegedly yelling homophobic slurs as he attempted to run over two women with his car is now facing an arson charge as well, but Idaho law prevents filing hate charges against the man.

•  Billboard Magazine: When asked if he fells any regret for his string of anti-Semitic comments over the past few weeks, Kanye West (now just “Ye”) told Piers Morgan, “Absolutely not.”

Variety: Tony Award winner Patti LuPone says even though she gave up her Equity card, that doesn’t mean she won’t perform on stage. Citing shortened attention spans, LuPone doesn’t believe “plays are going to have long lives on Broadway — I feel as though it’s turning into Disneyland, a circus and Las Vegas.”

NBC Boston: Rorie Susan Woods of Hadley tried to stop an ongoing eviction by unleashing hives of bees. She reportedly smashed the hives while wearing a beekeeper suit trying to get the bees to attack police officers. Several officers and bystanders were stung.

Law & Crime: Randy Gene Kaufman, a GOP candidate for a seat on an Arizona school board, may face felony charges after the police caught him masturbating in his car across the street from a preschool. Kaufman reportedly told the cop, “I’m sorry. I fucked up. I’m really stressed.”